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APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in a New York warehouse were sold to a foundation run by the son of billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett, the younger Buffett said Thursday.

Wife of Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris dies

|Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The wife of a Maryland congressman has died unexpectedly.

Google building fleet of package-delivering drones

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.

FEMA denies Hawaii's post-storm disaster request

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday denied Hawaii's request for a major disaster declaration after Tropical Storm Iselle.

Police: Man rams car into SC assisted living home

|Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Authorities say an 84-year-old man intentionally rammed a car into an assisted living home in South Carolina and he has been charged with attempted murder.

2 California counties ask to form separate state

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Representatives of two counties in far Northern California petitioned state officials Thursday for the right to form a 51st state called Jefferson, formally asking state lawmakers to vote on their proposal.

Museum to display 6,500-year-old human skeleton

|Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The public will soon get to see an ancient human skeleton recently rediscovered in a Philadelphia museum's storage room.

Visual search to shop: gimmick or game changing?

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Imagine using your phone to snap a photo of the cool pair of sunglasses your friend is wearing and instantly receiving a slew of information about the shades along with a link to order them.

Pennsylvania becomes 27th state to expand Medicaid

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

A half-million more low-income Pennsylvanians are in line to get federally funded health insurance after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday approved the state's plan to accept Medicaid expansion money under the landmark 2010 federal health care law.

Clinton says frayed trust led to Ferguson violence

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.